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Port of Galveston seeks federal help for repairs at third cruise terminal

The port and Royal Caribbean in December 2019 announced an agreement to build a new terminal, the third for Galveston.

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Local News

Galvestonians find ways to keep Mardi Gras spirit alive

Krewes and the city have canceled festivities over concerns about the pandemic, but residents are decorating and planning for small-scale celebrations. 

Police News

Parent cited after child takes loaded gun to Dickinson elementary school

Dickinson district officials praised another student for reporting the incident and helping teachers quickly handle the problem.

Sports

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High School Sports

La Marque survives Brazosport comeback, stays unbeaten in 25-4A

A shorthanded Cougars team staved off a furious Exporters rally to post a wild 61-60 District 25-4A boys basketball victory Tuesday night.

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Simple Fitness

You're wealthier than any multimillion-dollar lottery

If you have your health, aren’t you already one of the wealthiest people? If you’re battling health problems, what’s your biggest wish in life?

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Local Sports

Anglers look forward to better fishing weather days

Warmer weather around Galveston has generated an interest in fishing from many anglers who have been sitting on the sidelines waiting for m…

Opinion

Editorials

Galveston right to consider revamping its recycling program

The city of Galveston is right to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of its recycling program, as are many cities across the country and aroun…

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to health care workers for a smooth system

I have to congratulate the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Galveston County Health District on how efficient and well run the CO…

Letters to the Editor

We can't let fear keep us from saving environment

Environmental justice is a high priority to many voters, specifically young voters. Our quality of life is at stake. President Joe Biden is…

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Mostly cloudy night

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74° 56°

Mainly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.

Humidity:86%
Cloud Coverage:83%
Wind:NNE at 18 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:11:25 AM
Sunset:05:53:10 PM

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